Don’t underestimate the need for research, as innovation is becoming an urgent necessity for our future.
Modern blocks can increase your production, but if your training system is shoddy, you could see major losses.
So far, 2015 is not treating the Pacific Northwest tree fruit industry all that well. We knew the […]
‘Everything’s different’ in this world of 150 million 40-pound box world of apple growing.
When it comes to tree fruit and many other specialty crops, BMSB probably falls into the catastrophic category.
“The story seems different for specialty crops, like apple, that are directly consumed, viewed as inherently healthy and perhaps held to a different standard. Like it or not, the apple industry has apparently won the opportunity to be a pioneer in testing the consumer’s response to a GMO variety.”
This spring’s series of disastrous weather events has wreaked havoc across many tree fruit production regions, but those […]
Every year in the spring I greatly enjoy observing a couple things, and each inevitably provides a surprise […]